Ubuntu Server GRUB installation location

Phill Whiteside PhillW at phillw.net
Tue Sep 23 10:00:23 UTC 2014

That'll be a feature of the debian installer, not ubiquity (which is used
for desktops). I suggest asking the server team[1] about the issue.


1. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam

On 21 September 2014 14:09, Chris Wright <chriswright96 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> So I've had issues previously when installing GRUB on the server editions
> of Ubuntu (12.04 and 14.04) when installing the server from USB (As it
> installs GRUB to the USB by default). I know how to get around the issue,
> but is a bit of a nause, especially when you can't tell what your storage
> has been mounted as. For example, when I installed it on my server with a
> RAID 1 configuration, to find out what it has been mounted as, I had to
> execute a shell ... I know what you're thinking ... "Here's my tiny violin,
> playing the worlds saddest song" ...
> But, in the Desktop versions of Ubuntu, it makes it easier to tell it
> where to install GRUB, as all the mounted drives are listed, and you can
> just choose one, rather than have to find the name of the volume ...
> Am I being pedantic, or does anyone else think it could be something that
> could change?
> Regards,Stretch
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